Flag for Canada Time Change in Canada

Next change:
Nov
5
1 hour Back

Nov 5, 2017, 2:00 am

Country: Canada

Abbreviations: CA, CAN

Capital: Ottawa

Time Zones: 6

Dial Code: +1

Mar 12

Forward 1 hour

Mar 12, 2017 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, March 12, 2017, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 12, 2017, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Mar 12, 2017 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

Also called Spring Forward, Summer Time, and Daylight Savings Time.

More info:
Alberta Discussing Daylight Saving Time
DST Starts in USA & Canada

Nov 5

Back 1 hour

Nov 5, 2017 - Daylight Saving Time Ends

When local daylight time is about to reach
Sunday, November 5, 2017, 2:00:00 am clocks are turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, November 5, 2017, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour earlier on Nov 5, 2017 than the day before. There will be more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

Other years: 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019 | 2020

Which Provinces and Territories use Daylight Saving Time in 2017

Areas in Canada using DST in 2017
Areas in Canada on standard time all of 2017
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Daylight Saving Time Info

DST in Provinces and Territories in Canada (13 in total, 9 where all observe DST, 4 with parts on DST)

AlbertaMar 12 - Nov 5Northwest TerritoriesMar 12 - Nov 5Quebec (east)No DST
British Columbia (east, northeast, southeast)No DSTNova ScotiaMar 12 - Nov 5QuebecMar 12 - Nov 5
British ColumbiaMar 12 - Nov 5NunavutMar 12 - Nov 5Saskatchewan (east, west)Mar 12 - Nov 5
ManitobaMar 12 - Nov 5OntarioMar 12 - Nov 5SaskatchewanNo DST
New BrunswickMar 12 - Nov 5Ontario (southwest)No DSTYukonMar 12 - Nov 5
Newfoundland and LabradorMar 12 - Nov 5Prince Edward IslandMar 12 - Nov 5

Daylight Saving Time History in Canada

  • Canada first observed Daylight Saving Time in 1908.
  • Canada has observed DST for 105 years between 1908 and 2017 (DST in at least one location).
  • Previous time with no Daylight Saving Time was 1913.
  • See Worldwide DST Statistics